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People’s Bank ties up with ITN to celebrate Sinhala and Hindu New Year


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As one of the leading banks in Sri Lanka, People’s Bank once again joined hands with Independent Television Network (ITN) to host the ‘Soorya Mangallaya’ in conjunction with the Sinhala and Hindu New Year from 12th to 15th of April at Weerawila, Hambantota.

People’s Bank sponsored a number of games at the Soorya Mangallaya including women’s cycling race, pillow fight (KottaPora), crossing the footbridge and balloon bursting. People’s Bank also co-sponsored the selection of ‘Avurudu Kumara’ and ‘Avurudu Kumari’ contests. Furthermore, performing of new year transactions at the auspicious time took place at Hambantota Naval base under the patronage of Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral S.M.D.K. Samaraweera, Commanding officer SLNF ‘Ruhuna’, Captain  P.N. Vithanage, Commanding officer Naval Deployment Hambantota, Commander R.A.R.M.U.B. Rajakaruna, People’s Bank Senior Deputy General Manager (Banking Operations) Mr. Bonniface Silva and People’s Bank Moneragala Regional Manager Mr. Prasad Marasinghe. The staff of Hambantota regional office also participated in the occasion. 

The People’s Bank stall set up at the Soorya Mangallaya festival premises, drew special attention of the attendees. Winners of folk games and the unique games organized under the themes of ‘YES’ and ‘VanithaVasana’ accounts were presented with valuable prizes.


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